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Information for staff, students and prospective students

06/17: Interim financial aid for students

Since June 16th, German and foreign students who are in an emergency situation as a result of the Corona pandemic can apply for interim financial aid.
Applications for this interim financial aid from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) are submitted using a standardized online tool accessible nationwide: (available in English)

More information on the interim financial aid:

06/02: The start of lectures for winter semester 2020/2021 has been scheduled

The start of lectures for first-year students and students in later semesters in the winter semester 2020/2021 is now set.

The dates vary depending on the department and degree program. In addition, some first-year students start at different times than students in later semesters.
You can find an overview of the different dates here.

05/19: Application deadlines for winter semester 2020/2021

An overview of the application deadlines and periods for the winter semester 2020/2021 can be found on the website under "Bewerbung".

05/04: Financing your studies - financial support provided by the KfW

04/23: Masks recommended at the university

Starting Monday, 04/27, masks will also be mandatory in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate when using public transportation and in stores. What does this mean for the university?

At the university, the recommendation to wear masks still applies – especially for time spent in the library, which has been reopened to a limited extent since Tuesday, April 21st.

In addition to masks purchased in stores, you can also use a fabric mask you have sewn yourself or a scarf or bandana to cover your nose and mouth.

Who to contact

University staff and students who have a question concerning the measures of Mainz University of Applied Sciences because of the Coronavirus can send an E-Mail to:

taskforce-corona (at)

Rhineland-Palatinate 24-hour hotline

The state of Rhineland-Palatinate offers a 24-hour Fever Outpatient Clinic hotline with the phone number 0800 99 00 400. Those with a suspected infection can alternatively contact the Patient Service.